Growing up, Groban’s parents encouraged him to listen to a variety of musical styles and he took their advice to heart, absorbing everything from opera to pop.
A trait echoed in his own music years later, Groban has said that he was drawn to musicians "who decided not to settle into one particular musical style.”Groban began singing in 7th grade and later enrolled in the Interlochen Arts Program to concentrate on his voice.
She is also known for playing Betty Draper Francis in the period drama series Mad Men.Vocalist Josh Groban discussed his dating life in a recent interview, talking about his failed relationship with actress January Jones and refusing to confirm rumors that he once dated singer Katy Perry. Recent rumors have suggested that Groban and Katy Perry were once a thing, as well. We might have skated on the line of dating.” When asked if they ever kissed, Groban chose to neither confirm nor deny.Int he February issue of , the 31-year-old singer talked about his relationship with Jones, saying, “We dated for about two and a half years, and we were madly in love.” “It was definitely my longest relationship. Perry is currently shacked-up with musician John Mayer, and Groban said that he is merely “very good friends” with Perry after they “hit it off because we’re both goofballs.” When asked if he ever dated the pop sensation, Groban balked. Groban also said that he hasn’t had much luck with non-famous women, either. “I can’t get turned on by my own music.” But Groban is staying plenty busy, having released his sixth studio album .Josh Groban was born in Los Angeles on February 27, 1981, into a musical family.One of his grandmothers could play piano by the age of three and attended Juilliard, and Groban’s businessman father was an accomplished pianist.As fate would have it, his vocal coach was friends with David Foster, a well-known producer, writer and arranger, and in 1998 Groban and Foster began working together.